Function for phylogeny resolution

January 13, 2012

(This article was first published on Recology, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I couldn’t find any functions to calculate number of polytomies, and related metrics.

Here’s a simple function that gives four metrics on a phylo tree object:

Here’s output from the gist above:


[1] 15

[1] 1

[1] 0.06666667

[1] 0.2

[1] 12

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